How to Make Sony SRS XB43 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB43 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to enter this speaker into discovery mode.  Now in this mode, this Extra Bass speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection handles over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB43 Discoverable



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB43 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Put Sony SRS XB43 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB43 Sony Bluetooth speaker with a source device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up pairing mode on this BT speaker.  Why?  Because in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection info over … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB43 in Pairing Mode



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB43 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB43 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light in its top button panel, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE light glows steadily, without blinking, only when the speaker is in fact charging.  See further … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB43 is Charging



Sony SRS XB43 Low Frequency Mode for Extra Bass !

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony SRS XB43 speaker, by turning on and off its low frequency mode. When switched on, this mode makes the side mounted passive bass radiators vibrate a lot more.  Plus it adds a low rumble quality to the playing program, that travels pretty far from … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Low Frequency Mode for Extra Bass !



Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions

This post gives Sony SRS XB43 pairing instructions for this Extra Bass speaker, to connect it with common Bluetooth devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions, Step by Step With your SRS XB43 speaker shut OFF (power button … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions



Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator Light, How to Read

The Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth speaker has a battery level indicator LED on the top button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays battery status, sort of. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when discharging.  But it neither reads out charging progress, or how full the … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator Light, How to Read



Sony SRS XB43 Reset Instructions

Gives reset instructions for the Sony SRS XB43 bookshelf Bluetooth speaker to set it back to its default settings. Resetting restores the XB43 to factory default state. E.g. Returns sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, it erases any earlier connected Bluetooth devices from memory. Clearing these stops this unit from pairing … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Reset Instructions



Sony SRS XB43 Charging Instructions

This piece gives Sony SRS XB43 speaker charging instructions. Recharge this speaker easily through the USB-C power in port, behind the water resistant door in the rear of the unit, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB43 mini speaker during charging, without upping the recharge time very  much. First, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Charging Instructions



How to Charge Sony SRS XB43 Wireless Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB43 extra bass portable Bluetooth speaker. Do this easily through the USB-C power in port, behind the water resistant door, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB43 mini speaker as it charges, without increasing the recharge time much. First, the … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB43 Wireless Speaker